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  • Japan contributes USD 7.5 Million to Support Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda. The support will go to five UN agencies including; the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS).
    highlight 17 Apr 2019 (1 year ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNICEF & UNHCR held a Regional meeting on the Global Compact On Refugees (GCR) and application of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) in Eastern and Southern Africa (16 and 17 April 2019)
    highlight 16 Apr 2019 (1 year ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • In February, there were reports that 500 South Sudanese returned from Uganda, 200 from Ethiopia and 100 from DRC. Although there is neither facilitation nor promotion of refugee returns to South Sudan, as the current conditions are not yet conducive for durable, safe and dignified returns, UNHCR recognizes the refugees’ right to return and has protection mandate for monitoring refugee returns, including those that return in a self-organized manner
    highlight 10 Apr 2019 (1 year ago)
    / South Sudan - Refugees
  • IGAD Ministers commit further to improving livelihoods of refugees
    highlight 03 Apr 2019 (1 year ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Education is a major priority in the Uganda refugee response for 2019 and beyond. More than half of refugee children, and over one third of Ugandan children in refugee hosting areas, are out of school.
    highlight 02 Apr 2019 (1 year ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Approximately 80 per cent of the refugee population are comprised of women and children and more than 50,000 refugee children remain unaccompanied or separated. Within South Sudan, 85 per cent of the 1.97 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) are women and children.
    highlight 05 Mar 2019 (1 year ago)
    / South Sudan - Refugees
  • OVER 3,000 REFUGEES ARRIVED IN SUDAN IN FEBRUARY – New refugee arrivals from South Sudan continue to cross into Sudan. Over 6,200 refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2019 so far, arriving from Aweil area in Northern Bahr Ghazal State and Upper Nile State, citing violence, food insecurity and a lack of livelihoods as their reasons for leaving South Sudan.
    highlight 01 Mar 2019 (1 year ago)
    South Sudan Sudan South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees
  • URGENT FUNDING NEEDED TO COVER VECTOR CONTROL CAMPAIGNS IN WHITE NILE CAMPS – The State Ministry of Health conducted vector control campaigns in all camps, through support from WHO. Vector control campaigns are an essential component of disease prevention programmes in refugee camps. Funds are urgently needed to cover vector control and water quality activities through to the end of 2019.
    highlight 01 Mar 2019 (1 year ago)
    South Sudan Sudan South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees
  • At the end of 2018 Sudan hosted 852,080 South Sudanese refugees making it the largest refugee hosting country in the sub-region. The inter-agency partners estimate a maximum of 50,000 new arrivals in 2019. The verification exercise is ongoing. In 2018, Sudan received a total of 33,117 South Sudanese new arrivals.
    highlight 25 Feb 2019 (1 year ago)
    / South Sudan - Refugees
  • SUSPECTED MEASLES CASES CONTINUE TO BE REPORTED – As of 16 February, over 100 cases among both refugee and host communities have been reported in White Nile State camp clinics. Measles outbreaks have been reported across most States in Sudan, affecting Sudanese nationals as well as refugees. The State Ministry of Health and WHO are leading on surveillance, laboratory support and case management. A measles vaccination campaign will launch in April.
    highlight 17 Feb 2019 (1 year ago)
    South Sudan Sudan South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees